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Ashwini Ponnappa-Tanisha Crasto reach final of Guwahati Masters
Guwahati (Assam) [India], December 9 (ANI): Second seeds Ashwini Ponnappa and Tanisha Crasto came up with a clinical display against third seeds Debora Jille and Cheryl Senen of the Netherlands to reach the women's doubles final at the Guwahati Masters Super 100 badminton tournament here on Saturday. Ashwini and Tanisha, who also reached the finals of the Syed Modi International Super 300 tournament last week in Lucknow, Les mer >>>
Chinese EV carmakers reshaping Thailand's auto industry
by Chen Jiabao, Gao Bo
BYD secured the second spot with 2,627 orders so far in Thailand's motor expo, while other established and emerging Chinese brands also showed their presence with significant sales.
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Kerry Mountcastle tops 29 players advancing at LIV Golf Promotions
(Photo credit: Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports) Kerry Mountcastle had no idea what LIV Golf Promotions was a month ago. He's very familiar right now as he advances to round two of the event after leading the 60-player field with an 8-under 64 at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club on Friday. Mountcastle and 28 other players who finished inside the top 20and ties advanced and will join 13 exempt players. The scores will be reset for the Les mer >>>
Guwahati Masters: Malvika Bansod, Ashwini-Tanisha seal spots in semifinals
Guwahati (Assam) [India], December 8 (ANI): Singles shuttler star Malvika Bansod and women's doubles combination of Ashwini Ponnappa and Tanisha Crasto registered contrasting victories to reach the semi-final of the Yonex-Sunrise Guwahati Masters Super 100 badminton tournament here on Friday. The 22-year-old Malvika, the only Indian women left in the singles draw, defeated Malaysia's Karupathevan Letshanaa of Malaysia 21- Les mer >>>
Feature: Chinese EV carmakers reshaping Thailand's auto industry
by Chen Jiabao, Gao Bo
BANGKOK, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- Chinese electric vehicles (EVs) have been emerging as the sales volume front-runners among over 30 car brands exhibited at the 40th Thailand International Motor Expo which is wrapping up its 12-day run.
Led by Chinese brands, EV orders in the top 10 list have outpaced those of fuel-powered cars for the first time.
"It's an unprecedented scene at thLes mer >>>
Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Dec. 8
TOKYO -- Japan's economy shrank at an annualized real 2.9 percent in the July-September quarter, revised from 2.1 percent reported earlier, due to weak consumption, the Cabinet Office said Friday.
Real gross domestic product (GDP), the total value of goods and services produced in Japan adjusted for inflation, decreased 0.7 percent from the previous quarter, compared with the preliminary reading of a 0.5-percentLes mer >>>
Global food prices stable amid commodity volatility: FAO
ROME, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- The month of November witnessed a marked price volatility of food commodities, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Friday. Nevertheless, the overall FAO Food Price Index was unchanged from a month earlier, but it was nearly 11 percent below its level from a year earlier, FAO said.
Prices in the subindexes for vegetable oil, dairy and sugar were up for the mLes mer >>>